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Take Our Survey About Proposed 24/7 7-Eleven

7-Eleven would like to operate a 24-hour 7 day a week convenience store on the corner of 83rd and Western Avenue. Please let us know how you feel by taking a short survey.

Sunday in the Park Brings Cool Summer Jazz

The Southwest Los Angeles Community was bedazzled and bedecked out for this year’s Jazz Festival at St. Andrews Park.

Summer Lunches and Night Lights

This summer the city is offering some great resources. Free healthy meals are available to kids and teens 1-18 Monday through Friday until August 10 at many of our local parks, including St. Andrews.

New Marquee for St. Andrews Park

Thank you to Mrs. Dorothy Napoleon and Mrs. Noris Byrd and all those who pushed forward to have the new marquee installed at St. Andrews!

Great Western Clean Up a Success!

Saturday, April 28, 2018 was a beautiful day for our Community Clean Up. We had over 50 people meet up at St. Andrews Park at 9am, gather vests, gloves and equipment and fan out along Western to make it beautiful.

Empowerment Congress Southwest Requests Health Study on Airplane Nuisance Impacts

The Empowerment Congress Southwest is excited to report that their major effort to mitigate airplane noise and nuisance has taken off with the Los Angeles City Council adopting a Resolution co-sponsored by Council Members Marqueece Harris-Dawson, Mike Bonin and Council President Herb Wesson.

Street Takeovers Are No Party for Southwest LA

Street Takeovers have been a growing concern for the Southwest LA community and the Empowerment Congress has been working actively with the Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson to urgently find solutions. Find out about the problem and solutions discussed at our February 2018 meeting.